Back to school ppt

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Back to school ppt

  1. 1. Welcome to Eighth Grade English with Ms. Sikorski
  2. 2. Your children will learn <ul><li>Critical Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
  3. 3. We will read <ul><li>To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck </li></ul><ul><li>A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry </li></ul><ul><li>Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury </li></ul><ul><li>Other relevant books, plays, poems, and excerpts </li></ul>
  4. 4. We will write <ul><li>To examine, analyze, make connections, and articulate sound arguments </li></ul>
  5. 5. We will practice 21 st century skills: What are 21 st century skills?
  6. 6. We will practice 21 st century skills: Creativity and Innovation <ul><li>We will explore literature written from varying perspectives in order to learn about different cultures and peoples </li></ul><ul><li>We will examine the social, political, and/or economic problems represented in literature </li></ul><ul><li>We will use literature to explore possible solutions to the world’s problems </li></ul>
  7. 7. We will learn and have fun!
  8. 8. Questions? Concerns? <ul><li>Phone: 555-555-5555 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: sikorskic1@mail.montclair.edu </li></ul>

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